Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
debate, medicare, president obama says he based his health care law on romney's own plan for massachusetts. but romney stuck to his promise to repeal the law if elected. and despite being a prominent issue this week on the campaign trail, the candidates did not tackle the topic of immigration. >>> turkey's deputy prime minister says a bill authorizing the use of force against syria is intended as a deterrent and not a declaration of war. that bill was approved by turkey's parliament this morning. turkish troops fired for the second day in retaliation for syrian mortar fire that killed five civilians in a turkish border town. >>> health officials say a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to steroid injections manufactured at a massachusetts pharmacy. the drug maker has recalled the steroid used to treat mostly back pain as investigators work to confirm the source of the infection. so far, more than two dozen people have been sickened across five states, four people have died, and experts say those numbers could grow. this type of meningitis is caused by a fungus and it is
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
tomorrow. we've just learned that first lady michelle obama will make a trip to virginia next week to campaign for her husband. he'll visit loudoun county again on tuesday, october 9th. we'll pass along additional details as they come in. the announcement highlights just how important northern virginia is in the race for white house. tomorrow, president obama will be in fairfax county where he'll speak at george mason university. >>> both campaigns are claiming victory after last night's first presidential debate. the candidates squared off in denver. president obama defended his own policies while criticizing mitt romney's plan to improve the economy. his republican rival called the president's policies over the past four years a failure. >> it ultimately is going to be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into the mess or break a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle class does best. >> i'm concerned that the path that we're on has just been unsuccessful.
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
morning, making their case with voters. the issues mitt romney and president obama tried to hammer home in their first debate. >>> plus, growing problem that is leaving the famous reflecting pool empty just weeks after it opened. >>> a line of showers moving >>> a line of showers moving through our region.e. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. while giving a tax break of $250,000 dollars to multi-millionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand, we can't rebuild america...by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 today. >>> looking at the stories making headlines, right now at 5:29, policy issues, not zingers, were the focus of the first presidential debate. >>> a maryland man fighting for his life after police say he was the target of a brutal beating and robbery. >>> and d.c
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
whether the obama campaign will look back at the last two weeks where they had a change to pull ahead and decide to get romney in ways that repeat problems and reintegrate he had problems. and most close the sale and now we are going in to the gait in the three-point race -- structure president obama is part of the romney analysis he mains a weak incumbent running for election. he's not quite bush if you look at number in you're. i wonder if they could have done more. everybody keeps saying romney. romney should do this lay out the agenda. i suspected the democrats have been solid in the support of barack obama, i would say, maybe a little less critical at least in public. it i were a democrat who wished him well i thought maybe he should be doing a little more to lie out a positive agenda. i think he's at some risk now of looking like an incumbent who is coast to victory, perhaps by discrediting his 0 font 51% lek rate. it might work. one will be able to discredit the other one. -- two me two weeks ago what would have happened? i would have thought the numbers would be worse for romn